Mary-Ann Dalzell is the past Chair of the Oncology Division of the CPA and present chair of the National Education & Clinical Mentorship Committee . She brings to the table a long career in the field of physiotherapy which has progressively spanned the fields of Orthopedics, Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation Oncology in both public and private clinical settings.
As a clinician with 30 years of experience in the management of oncological problems and complexe orthopedics, she now wishes to transfer her knowledge and her passion to as many therapists as possible.
Career highlights :
- Clinical Director of the Esprit Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Centers in Montreal for 25 years;
- Co-founder and Associate Director of the McGill Cancer Nutrition- Rehabilitation Program from 2002 to 2006;
- Clinical Director for the Rehabilitation and Exercise Oncology Program (2006-2016), Hope & Cope, Segal Cancer Center
University studies :
- Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy, School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (McGill University, 1972)
- Bachelor’s degree of Science, School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (McGill University, 1978)
- Master’s degree of Science, Physiotherapy (McGill University, 1985)
Teaching experience :
- Faculty Lecturer in the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy at McGill University
- Coordinator and teacher for specialized courses in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Biophysical Modalities, and Cancer Rehabilitation
- Mentor for many clinicians
- Speaker at numerous national and international Conferences – Webinars for the Orthopedic Division of the CPA, the World Confederation of Physiotherapists (IPT-HOPE division) and the European Society of Medicine (ESMED)